Nossaman LLP

Timothy J. Aspinwall


T 916.442.8888
F 916.442.0382
621 Capitol Mall, 25th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Tim Aspinwall focuses his practice on healthcare and administrative litigation, including administrative hearings, writs and appeals.

He is co-author of a book California Administrative Law: Adjudication and Separation of Powers, forthcoming Spring 2014, Rutter Group.

Mr. Aspinwall represents healthcare professionals and institutional providers in their defense against administrative actions brought by state agencies and licensing boards. His individual clients include physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, midwives, social workers, chiropractors, and all other healthcare professionals. Mr. Aspinwall also represents individuals and institutional clients in medical staff peer review, and Medi-Cal and Medicare audits.

Mr. Aspinwall also represents licensed professionals before the Department of Real Estate, State Contractors License Board, Department of Insurance, Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, and most other professionals licensed and regulated by the State.

In 2010-2013 Mr. Aspinwall served as chair of the American Bar Association Health and Human Service Committee of the Administrative Law section.  In 2007 – 2010, Mr. Aspinwall served on the California State Bar Lawyers Assistance Program. In 2000 – 2007, Mr. Aspinwall served as a member of the Sutter Health Central Area Institutional Review Committee. 


Representative Work

Represent licensed professionals in hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings, petitions for writ of mandate, and appeals.

Represent medical staffs and physicians in medical staff peer review and disciplinary matters, including settlement negotiations and litigation as necessary.

Represent individual and institutional healthcare providers in Medicare and Medi-Cal reimbursement audits and investigations.

Represent individual and institutional healthcare providers in Medicare and Medi-Cal provider status appeals.

Bio Photo
Bio Photo



J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 1986

L.L.M., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2000, Institute for Health Law

MacLean Fellow, University of Chicago Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, 1995-1996

M.A., University of Chicago, 1995, Divinity School

B.A., University of Utah, 1983



Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

California Society for Healthcare Attorneys

California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals

  • Professionals
  • Practices
  • Success Stories
  • News
  • Events
  • Resources
  • Firm Pages